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Treponema pallidum (VDRL), Cerebrospinal Fluid with Reflex to Titer

Mnemonic:    [CSF VDRL]
Name:    Treponema pallidum (VDRL), Cerebrospinal Fluid with Reflex to Titer
Specimen:    0.5 mL CSF submitted in a sterile container.
Minimum Spec:    0.25 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.2 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050206
  Method:    Flocculation
Note:    If VDRL is weakly reactive or reactive, then a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.